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A sting in the tail: Conservative plans to change the definition of ‘aid’

The Manifesto 2017 blog post was long, very long, and the really important bit was buried at the end. So kudos if you made it all the way through. But for those with less time to meander through my stream … Continue reading

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Should humanitarian agencies be a foreign country?

In the 1960s , a residential college was established by a lay-Dutch Catholic order in Tanzania. It offered scholarships for young women from low-income rural households to be trained as community development workers. Whilst it was initially supported by NGOs … Continue reading

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Goodbye Mitchell, Hello Greening: good news for DFID?

So the cabinet shuffle has been performed, and Andrew Mitchell, Secretary of State for International Development has moved on to wield the cane as Chief Whip, replaced by former Transport Secretary Justine Greening, moved it appears for being too committed … Continue reading

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